The Patrick Administration announced the latest four "shovel-ready" projects being advertised for bid using federal highway stimulus funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The projects with a total value of $6.4 million include:
Barre, Route 122 and Route 62 resurfacing
Cheshire, Route 8 resurfacing
Lincoln, Route 2 resurfacing
New Braintree/Hardwick, Route 32 resurfacing
Massachusetts has received the authority from the federal government to spend a total of $437.9 million on highway projects under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. At least $153.2 million will be committed to “shovel-ready” projects that will be advertised by June 27, 2009. A total of 16 projects already have been advertised.
Advertised Highway projects are now available for viewing on the Executive Office of Transportation's website.
Visit here to learn more about Governor Patrick's Recovery and Reinvestment Plan.
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